Definitionenregional note: in AM, also use eulogise
If you eulogize someone or something, you praise them very highly. [formal] [V n] ⇒ Barry Davies eulogized Keegan's part in the operation. [V prep] ⇒ Taylor eulogised about Steven's versatility.
2. verb If you eulogize someone who has died, you make a speech praising them, usually at their funeral. [US] [V n] ⇒ Leaders from around the world eulogized the Egyptian president.
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